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Natural Resource Conservation Management for a Sustainable Future

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ISBN-10: 0132251388

ISBN-13: 9780132251389

Edition: 10th 2010

Authors: Daniel D. Chiras, John P. Reganold

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Key Message:This comprehensive book provides the ecological principles, policies, and practices to manage a sustainable future. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, sustainable solutions to these problems that make sense from social, economic, and environmental perspectives. Key Topics:Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Past, Present and Future, Economics, Ethics, and Critical Thinking: Tools for Creating a Sustainable Future, Lessons from Ecology, The Human Population Challenge, World Hunger: Solving the Problem Sustainably, The Nature of Soils, Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture, Integrated Pest Management, Aquatic Environments, Managing Water Resources Sustainability, Water Pollution, Fisheries Conservation, Rangeland Management, Forest Management, Plant and Animal Extinction, Wildlife Management, Sustainable Waste Management, Air Pollution, Global Warming and Climate Change, Acid Deposition and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion, Minerals, Mining, and a Sustainable Society,Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Issues and Options,Creating a Sustainable System of Energy Market:Intended for those interested in gaining a basic knowledge of natural resources and conservation
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Book details

List price: $201.20
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 2/19/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

Daniel D. Chiras holds a Ph.D. in physiology and teaches courses on sustainability and environmental health at the universities of Colorado and Denver. He is also an avid musician, organic gardener, river runner, and bicyclist. He lives with his family in a passive solar/solar electric, straw bale, and rammed tire house in Evergreen, Colorado.

Natural Resource Conservation and Management: Past, Present and Future
Economics, Ethics, and Critical Thinking: Tools for Creating a Sustainable Future
Lessons from Ecology
The Human Population Challenge
World Hunger: Solving the Problem Sustainably
The Nature of Soils
Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture
Integrated Pest Management
Aquatic Environments
Managing Water Resources Sustainability
Water Pollution
Fisheries Conservation
Rangeland Management
Forest Management
Plant and Animal Extinction
Wildlife Management
Sustainable Waste Management
Air Pollution
Global Warming and Climate Change
Acid Deposition and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
Minerals, Mining, and a Sustainable Society
Nonrenewable Energy Resources: Issues and Options
Creating a Sustainable System of Energy